Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/7/2019
Job Category:
Marketing
CHS Communications Assistant
(This job is no longer available)
University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY
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Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences is seeking a student who is a skilled writer and creative thinker to assist the Director of Communications with brand storytelling and content creation. The Communications Assistant will be responsible for conducting in-person and phone interviews with College stakeholders (students, faculty, staff, alumni) and writing engaging content in the form of blog entries, press releases, feature articles, faculty/alumni profiles, and social media posts for digital and print marketing initiatives. Applicants should have a strong understanding of how to write for multiple audiences using appropriate tone and voice for different pieces. Experience with AP Style is desired but not required. The Communications Assistant will also assist with photography and certain administrative tasks as-needed (filling out order forms, coordinating with printers and graphic designers, etc.). Experience operating DSLR cameras and with Adobe photo-editing software is preferred. Please attach a writing sample with your application. Finalists for the position will be asked to complete a writing test during their interview process.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

About University of Kentucky

In accordance with the University of Kentucky's education, research, and service missions, the Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine Continuing Education program delivers quality educational activities responsive to advances in medicine, pharmacotherapy, and patient care with an emphasis on improving patient and population health in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The program offers pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals worldwide an opportunity to maintain and enhance their professional competencies in medicine and medication use through interactive live activities and enduring materials.